State Trooper Shot in Pa.

Friday, Sep 27, 2013  |  Updated 1:09 PM EDT
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A Pennsylvania State Trooper is in critical condition after being shot while serving a warrant in Jefferson County.

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A Pennsylvania State Trooper is in critical condition after being shot while serving a warrant in Jefferson County.

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Police say a northwestern Pennsylvania man who allegedly critically wounded a state trooper appears to have killed himself after a standoff.

At a Friday news conference state police identified the dead man as Kenneth Lees Sr. They say his adult son, Kenneth Jr., is under arrest.

Police say they were seeking to serve a warrant early Thursday afternoon in Brockway, Jefferson County. They now believe Lees Sr. shot Trooper Brad Wilson through a window and then killed himself, but the investigation is ongoing. Brockway is about 100 miles northeast of Pittsburgh.

Deputy State Police Commissioner Lt. Col. George Bivens says Wilson was hit twice, and other officers were able to get him away from the scene.

Wilson is in critical condition at UPMC Altoona.

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